Buildings, Texts and Contexts
In architectural design, the problems that designers are called upon to solve can be regarded as a problem of permutations. A permutation is an ordered arrangement of elements in a set. In this case, the set is architecture and the elements are building components, such as rooms, walls, spaces and...
To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge
Why does the word design owe its origin to Latin and not Greek roots? Where do the limits of the human mind lie? How does ambiguity enter the deterministic world of computation? Who was Parmenides and why is his philosophy still puzzling today? This unique volume challenges the reader to tackle all...
Published May 9th 2006 by Routledge
A Conceptual Approach to Computational Design
With the increased use of computers, architecture has found itself in the midst of a plethora of possible uses. This book combines theoretical enquiry with practical implementation offering a unique perspective on the use of computers related to architectureal form and design. Notions of...
Published September 24th 2003 by Routledge